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Evaluate The Relative Importance Of Different Factors Affecting The Nutritional Health And Well Being Of Two Groups Of Individuals

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Evaluate The Relative Importance Of Different Factors Affecting The Nutritional Health And Well Being Of Two Groups Of Individuals (D1) Diet is something that should be considered by everyone as being very important, because having a healthy diet is one way of takings care of the body and making sure that it stays at a healthy weight and eating well can help someone to avoid disease and early death. Conditions that stem from poor nutrition are CHD, diabeteis, strokes and cancer. A balanced diet is good if it can be maintainead but not everyone has and some people find it expensive.. Social class influences the nutrition of children, because the higher your social class the higher the amount that you earn. The more money you earn the more material things like food you can buy. Healthy food is often more expensive, because of this people that don't have a lot of money often choose to buy food that is not nutritious for the child but it is filling and contains so much sugar they'll have loads of energy.

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For example, one person may not like frankfurters, despite the fact that they are a family favorite." (faqs.org) Personal preference is an individuals opinion and they have a right to express it but in proportion otherwise it could be seen as selfish. Some children in the world may have a poor nutritional diet, but some children hardly eat at all. This is more common in developing countries where they live in poverty. "The famine affecting 14 million people across southern Africa is likely to last at least another year, the United Nations food agency has warned. This should be a time of rainfall across most of the region but in country after country the rains have been patchy and interspersed with dry spells." (bbc.co.uk) It is often dismissed by the western world because we don't have to live in some of the ways in which people in countries in Africa do. Children are the ones most at risk from food poverty because their bodies are still growing so they need a healthy nutritious diet in order to maintain a healthy body.

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(health.discovery.com) Pregnancy is a time where eating habits change but not all change is a positive change and people that are pregnant should sustain eating a healthy balanced diet so that the mothers body doesn't feel any negative effects associated with poor diet. Although it is a common belief that expecting mothers can have food for two, in reality it is only about 200 calories more during the last three months of pregnancy and about 500 calories whilst breast feeding The mother has to do this to give her the extra strength and energy that she needs to carry the baby and the weight of the breast milk. As well as eating more calories pregnant people are recommended to take extra vitamin supplements and eat a diet that has lots of folic acid this is to give the baby the best chance of being healthy and not having problems later in life. During pregnancy women sometimes put on a lot of weight this is sometimes due to lack of knowledge about correct foods to eat. ?? ?? ?? ?? Lucinda Labrum 28th November, 2007 Nutrition 1

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